Red Coat Love | Outfit Update

I've been so absent here - lots going on with work and family and so it's a case of fitting it all in. Sadly, the blog gets the lowest priority some weeks, especially with school holidays. But I'm taking advantage of the kids watching a movie and a quieter afternoon to share a few outfits, starting with this red coat again...I shared it a couple of posts ago with my midi dress but I wanted to show it with a more casual get up...

These are the chinos I bought  in Oliver Bonas when I was over in London. Half price now...sob. You can find them on this link. They're so easy to wear though make my arse look HUGE so I always wear them with a longer coat or jacket! Such a nice change from jeans.
I'm still loving this slogan T-Shirt, also from Next. I'm on the fence with the super feminist slogans but it was the red that drew me in!
What better to offset all the red than a bit of leopard? This is a cross body I bought in DejaVu last winter. Good leopard print bags are hard to come by I find. There's a nice one in Boden on this link and also a less expensive one from Moda in Pelle on this link. It's beyond me why more stores don't have a good leopard cross body bag. They should be staples in never collection!!

Also I've been wearing these River Island loafers so much, I am considering investing in a leather version. They work so well with jeans, skirts, dresses and these chinos AND the bonus is they are so comfortable. These H&M ones are fab but all sold out...arrgh. Could I justify a mass present of leather Gucci ones from everyone in my life this Christmas?!? Gulp at the price. I know I couldn't do it.

Finishing with a selection of outfits from recent weeks. I know lots of you already follow on Instagram so I'm aware this is a bit repetitive but equally there are lots of you who don't follow me on social media and Instagram is frustrating for links so it's worth repeating the more popular outfits again here:
Jacket - Zara - current season not online but I saw instore on Monday!
Jeans & Jumper - H&M Sale Rail
White T-Shirt - Primark
Jeans - as before
Jacket - Primark (past season)
Grey Scarf - Topshop (past season - similar here)

and finishing with yesterdays....where the shoes got lots of Instagram love but they're sold out online. Similar ones in Zara on this link (snip off the tassels!)
Coat - Stradivarius (wearing a M which is a bit big on me)
Jeans - F&F at Tesco (old)
Shoes - Marks & Spencer (black and nude available)
Scarf - Primark (current - similar online here)

Hope you're having a good half term if you're in Ireland/NI...what an amazing week weather wise! I've been Annie Sloan'ing my fireplace. Fancy a blog post on it?



1 comment

  1. Ooh yes please to the Annie Sloan post, I have an inherited Dutch dresser I've been meaning to do for years (yes years) but hubby keeps being sniffy about the Annie Sloan process and putting me off.

    Love the red coat, so cheerful!


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